Samsung Gear VR owners are in for a real treat from Samsung as the company is planning to release VR (virtual reality) only TV shows and assorted content. Already, the company has offered pilot episodes for six of its VR TV lineup with genres ranging from sci-fi comedy to design documentaries.
“&Design” (Sibling Rivalry and Curious Octopus)
An original episodic series about design that will change the way we look at the world. The series presents design at its intersection with science, technology and anthropology, weaving an array of items that link each episode by a universally humanistic theme.
“Bro Bots” (Breaking Fourth)
A scripted sci-fi comedy series in VR, set in a New York City of the future. In the not-so-distant future… robots are everywhere. They talk like us. They walk like us. And they have really big personalities.
“The Interpretation of Dreams” (Graham Sack & Sensorium)
In 1899, Sigmund Freud published his magnum opus, The Interpretation of Dreams, which shocked the world and forever changed our understanding of dreams and the unconscious mind. This episodic narrative fiction series reimagines each of Freud’s original case studies.
“Lightcatcher” (Occupied VR, RSA VR)
The Earth is evolving and digesting our human footprint. Now humanity has a choice – stay or leave. Lightcatcher is an odyssey that revolves around earth and its people in the year 2150. Get lost with five adventurers as they travel through unique environments – enduring hardships and triumphs in the new world.
“Sam’s Surreal Gems” (RSA VR, Hey Wonderful)
Set in a collection of real world locations, this fresh, funny and irreverent VR series challenges its viewers to spot eight surreal and unexpected Easter eggs hidden within each episode.
“Voyages – Pilot” (Kaleidoscope)
A virtual reality animation that takes you on an epic journey from birth to death. Comprised of six distinct movements, “Voyages – Pilot” guides you through the emotional arc of an entire life. he pilot features original music from Amon Tobin, Little Dragon, Jonny Greenwood, Elliot Cole and Roomful of Teeth.”
If you own the Gear VR pack and want to watch the upcoming shows, head to the Oculus Store and download the free Samsung VR video service. You’ll find the Pilot Season lineup in the Featured Section.